Read Smart: A Quarter Century of the Prize, a 25th Anniversary Discussion

Listen to the latest episode of The Read Smart Podcast to learn more about the Prize’s history, and how the wider world of non-fiction has changed in the 25 years since it was first established.

In this episode, former Baillie Gifford judge Razia Iqbal talks to Caroline Sanderson and Andrew Holgate, who have chaired judging panels in the past, about what the experience is like and how the Prize has evolved.

Don’t forget to watch the 30-minute documentary featuring interviews with some of the prize founders and past winners and judges.

Tune in next time when the Winner of Winners award judges talk about the shortlist. The Winner of Winners award, created to celebrate the Prize’s 25th anniversary, will pit the previous winners against each other to find the best of the best of non-fiction. The shortlist will be announced on Thursday 9 March, and the winner will be announced at an event at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on the 27th April.

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